The seller of this vintage Constellation claims the bezel is solid 14K gold and the caseback is S/S. However, I notice the backs of the lugs are also S/S. So what is this case really made of?
Yes, it is much thicker than gold plate or filled.So, is the "gold cap" like 40 or 80 microns, or something altogether different? Judging from the backside view of the lugs, the gold looks closer to one millimeter (1000 microns) than it does to 80 microns.:think:
:thanksYes, it is much thicker than gold plate or filled.
Mondodec to the rescue:
Omega Constellation Collectors: I Doff My Gold Cap to Ya
Hope this helps,